Man taken into custody after standoff

The Ward County Sheriff’s Department reports Brian Patrick Colliton was taken into custody during the early morning hours Wednesday after an approximately 11-hour standoff with deputies. Colliton, who was staying at the Hampton Inn on North Broadway in Minot, barricaded himself in his room. Deputies went to the hotel Tuesday afternoon after receiving a tip that Colliton, who was wanted on warrants, was residing there. He barricaded himself in the room when deputies attempted to serve the warrants. Watch the Minot Daily News for more.